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Réamhaisnéis limistear na farraige

Forecast valid from: 06:00, Sunday 07 March 2021 until 06:00, Monday 08 March 2021

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds will increase to force 6 at times Monday morning on Irish coasts from Slyne Head to Erris Head to Bloody Foreland.

Issued at: 11:00, Sunday 07 March 2021

Gale Warning


Meteorological Situation at 03:00 UTC

An area of high pressure centred over southwest Wales generates a mostly light or moderate southwesterly or variable airflow over the area, with a very weak weather front in the northwest. The flow will strengthen in the northwest later.

Heavy Swell (>4m) : Nil

Wave Height Forecast

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Erris Head to Fair Head

Wind: South to southwest force 4 or 5, possibly touching force 6 at times in the northwest. Later increasing mainly force 5 or 6.

Weather: Patchy light rain or drizzle at times.

Visibility: Mostly good, moderate in rain and drizzle.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Howth Head to Carnsore Point and for the Irish Sea.

Wind: Southwest or west force 2 to 4, later increasing mostly force 4.

Weather: Mainly fair. Cloudy later in the northeast with a little rain and drizzle.

Visibility: Mostly good. Moderate in any rain or drizzle.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Carnsore Point to Roches Point to Mizen Head

Wind: Southerly or variable force 2 or 3.

Weather: Mainly fair.

Visibility: Mostly good.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 06:00, Tuesday 09 March 2021

Moderate to fresh southwesterly winds, increasing strong at times, especially in the west and northwest. Outbreaks of rain and drizzle spreading from the northwest, with a clearance following to most parts later.

Forecast issued at: 06:00, Sunday 07 March 2021

All times are local unless specified

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